Above is the armature of my heart I have been creating with a metal mesh armature, plaster cloth and some layers of encaustic gesso from
Here above, is the first layers of collage and encaustic on my heart sculpture, use of maps and Bengali letters.
Backside of my heart, encaustic and paper collage.....
Close up of the heart thus far, first layers of wax, more to come...maps included Spain, where most definitely a piece of heart resides...where I felt love...and a new chapter, a map of Cape Cod, the Bay, Provincetown and Truro...a place I am of to this summer, where the encaustic medium continues to hold my heart and passion....at the Encaustic Conference in MA, USA
Full piece with finished layering photos to come in another post soon.
These works in progress are for an upcoming exhibit at the Homer Watson Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario.
Opening Reception is March 25th 2 - 4 p.m. hope you will mark the date in your calendar, I would love to meet you there.
Also, here are the names of the winners for the LIKE and SHARE campaign that I hosted on my Facebook page....From the LIKES - Lindsay Le Clair is the winner of an original piece of work and from the SHARE pool Tammy Good Kukac, also wins an original piece of art work.... CONGRATS! Thanks to all who continue to share and support my growth as an artist. Happy New Year greetings to all.